7 2024

Jewish & Israeli Film Festival: Irena’s Vow


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$ Cost $ 0.00

7pm ET | In-Person at Mariemont Theatre
2023 ∙ Historical Drama ∙ 120 minutes ∙ English ∙ Louise Archambault

Set in Poland during the German occupation, 19-year-old Irena Gut is promoted to housekeeper in the home of a highly-respected Nazi officer when she finds out that the Jewish ghetto is about to be liquidated. Irena uses her wit, humor, and courage to hide 12 Jews, concealing them in the midst of countless obstacles. Through the eyes of a strong-willed woman comes the remarkable true story of Irena Gut Opdyke and the triumphs of the human spirit over devastating tragedy.

CONTENT WARNING: violence, disturbing imagery

Presenting Partner: Jewish Cemeteries of Greater Cincinnati – Guardians and Friends
Additional partnership support from The Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center